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Re: Is this a bug?


Hi OldAl,

a TimeoutError was reported (3rd line in your error report below), so
maybe the Launchpad server was just very busy at that particular
I think you just should have another go at it, to see if the server is
up to its task this time.



On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 00:30, Algis Kabaila <akabaila@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think the following event should be reported as a *suspected* bug. But it
> could be my own bug of setting up "a/c" on launchpad, doing something other
> that is too "clever" for my boots.
> I read the Giving Back  http://bazaar-vcs.org/BzrGivingBack and following
> somewhat modified path, as all my data is on a separate partition, mounted on
> /dat. (I usually have several linux distros operative on my PC). These are the
> steps that I eventually took:
> $ dc /dat
> $ bzr init-repo ./bzr
> $ cd bzr
> $ bzr branch lp:bzr bzr.dev
> First time I tried, stopped at bzr "branch lp:bzr bzr.dev" with a lengthy
> error message:
>  ak@primo:/dat/bzr$ bzr branch lp:bzr bzr.dev
>  bzr: ERROR: Server sent an unexpected error:
>  ('error', '<Fault -1: "Unexpected Zope exception: TimeoutError:
>  \'SELECT Person.account, Person.addressline1, Person.addressline2,
>  Person.city, Person.country, Person.creation_comment,
>  Person.creation_rationale, Person.datecreated,
>  Person.defaultmembershipperiod, Person.defaultrenewalperiod,
>  Person.displayname, Person.hide_email_addresses,
>  Person.homepage_content, Person.icon, Person.id, Person.logo,
>  Person.mailing_list_auto_subscribe_policy, Person.merged,
>  Person.mugshot, Person.name, Person.organization,
>  Person.personal_standing, Person.personal_standing_reason,
>  Person.phone, Person.postcode, Person.province, Person.registrant,
>  Person.renewal_policy, Person.subscriptionpolicy,
>  Person.teamdescription, Person.teamowner,
>  Person.verbose_bugnotifications,
>  Person.visibility FROM Person WHERE Person.account =
>  %s ORDER BY person_sort_key(Person.displayname, Person.name)\',
>  [<storm.variables.IntVariable object at 0x876b230>]">')
>  ak@primo:/dat/bzr$
> The user-name is ak and the "box" is named "primo". After being so rudely
> thrown off, I feared that I might be suspended for verbosity.  So I logged on
> to launchpad to "my" page, then tried exactly the same bzr branch command -
> and it worked.  So I was not suspended  :)
> To me this looks like a launchpad error.  If I was a launchpad programmer or
> organiser, I would want to know all aberations encountered.  However, others
> may feel it better to just forget the incident.
> What do you think I should do, if anything?
> OldAl.
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